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Snow Leopard Appearance of Subcutaneous Panniculitis such as T-cell Lymphoma on 18F-FDG PET/CT


  • Salah Nabih Oueriagli
  • Laila El Asraoui
  • Omar Ait Sahel
  • Yassir Benameur
  • Abderrahim Doudouh

Received Date: 25.11.2021 Accepted Date: 06.03.2022 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2023;32(1):77-79 PMID: 36820276

Subcutaneous panniculitis such as T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL) is a very rare disorder. Patients usually present with multiple subcutaneous nodules on the extremities without visceral disease. Dissemination to extra-cutaneous sites is unusual. Only a few cases of SPTCL have been reported in the literature describing the findings of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET). Here, we represent an interesting and unusual case of diffuse SPTCL with snow Leopard skin appearance on 18F-FDG PET/computed tomography.

Keywords: Panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma, snow Leopard skin, 18F-FDG PET/CT


Informed Consent: All appropriate patient consent forms were obtained. In this form, the patient gave consent for their pictures and other clinical information to be reported in the journal.

Peer-review: Externally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: S.N.O., Concept: S.N.O., L.E.A., O.A.S., Design: S.N.O., L.E.A., O.A.S., Data Collection or Processing: S.N.O., Y.B., Analysis or Interpretation: S.N.O., Literature Search: S.N.O., Writing: S.N.O., A.D.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.


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